1811 – Born on the 28th of March in Prachatitz, Bohemia.
1831 – He attended school in Budweis before entering the seminary.
1835 – He decided that there would be no more ordinations.
1836 – He moved to New York with very little money.
1842 – He took his vows in Baltimore, Maryland.
– He became the first Redemptorist of the New World.
1848 – He was naturalized as an American in Baltimore.
1852 – He was consecrated in Baltimore, as Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1860 – He died on the 5th of January in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.